How hospitals can handle pregnancy loss better

By OBHG Marketing on November 4th, 2019

In a recent article published in Parents Magazine, the author describes one woman's miscarriage experience in a hospital emergency department. The woman recounts the handling of her miscarriage as "procedural" and noted the lack of empathy from hospital staff. 

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The OB/GYN shortage is here, hospitalist programs can help

By OBHG Marketing on October 21st, 2019

Physician networking website Doximity has released an updated report on the looming national OB/GYN shortage.

Las Vegas sits at the top of the list as the city most at risk. While the number of U.S. medical students entering the obstetrics and gynecology specialty is decreasing, the birth rate is holding steady or increasing in some areas.

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OBHG physicians honored by medical students, residents

By OBHG Marketing on September 6th, 2019

Ob Hospitalist Group physicians Dr. Peter Genaris, Dr. David Lang, Dr. Elliot Roberts, and our entire Bellevue Hospital team were recently recognized by medical students and OB/GYN residents for their exceptional contributions to clinical education.

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ACOG and SMFM release new perspective on maternal levels of care

By OBHG Marketing on August 1st, 2019

Amidst rising maternal mortality and morbidity rates in the U.S., The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) recently released their latest perspective on levels of maternal care. The purpose of maternal levels of care is to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality and existing disparities by implementing “uniform definitions, a standardized description of maternity facility capability and personnel, and a framework for integrated systems that addresses maternal health needs.”  The birthing facility levels are: basic (level 1); specialty care (level II), subspecialty care (level III) and regional perinatal health care centers (level IV).

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OBHG announces first program in Ohio

By OBHG Marketing on July 25th, 2019

Ob Hospitalist Group is pleased to announce that we are entering the Ohio market! We are excited to be partnering with Mercy Medical Center in Canton to develop our first obstetrical emergency department in the state.

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Improving women’s health care, one hospital at a time

By OBHG Marketing on May 1st, 2019

Ob Hospitalist Group is working to improve women’s health care, one hospital at a time.

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Is labor coming once a woman loses her mucus plug?

By OBHG Marketing on April 16th, 2019

As a woman nears the end of her pregnancy and her body prepares to go into labor, the mucus plug is the first thing to flush from the body. Dr. Amy VanBlaricom, Ob Hospitalist Group's medical director of operations, offers her insight to Parents.com.

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Tennessee must take steps to prevent maternal deaths

By OBHG Marketing on March 29th, 2019

Tennessee has the 10th highest maternal death rate in the country. The Tennessee Department of Health recently issued a report on maternal deaths, noting that 78 women across the state died last year while pregnant or within one year of pregnancy in 2017. And 85 percent were preventable. 

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Dr. Jane van Dis discusses TIME’S UP Healthcare campaign

By OBHG Marketing on March 8th, 2019

OBHG Medical Director for Business Development Dr. Jane van Dis was recently interviewed by KTLA TV about TIME'S UP Healthcare - an initiative she co-founded. 

The campaign's goal is to create equitable workplaces and a culture where victims of gender discrimination or sexual harassment feel safe coming forward.

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Obstetric hospitalists can screen for postpartum depression

By OBHG Marketing on February 8th, 2019

Postpartum depression (PPD) is the most common complication of pregnancy, and onset can occur at any time from pregnancy until up to 1 year post partum. Estimates of the prevalence of PPD in new mothers in the United States varied by state from 8% to 20% in 2012, with an overall average of 12%.

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